Still live on in the collective memory of Canadians, along with the heart, grit and determination demonstrated by members of Team Canada. Their legacy and team spirit are proudly honoured on this 50TH anniversary commemorative coin, which features the stylized maple leaf that was the rallying symbol for an entire nation in September 1972. Remembering the intensity, the thrill, the celebration. Order your Summit Series coin today!
Net proceeds to be donated to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. The Summit Series, 50 years later!
Celebrate the 50TH anniversary of the historic hockey series that captivated this nation, igniting passions and uniting Canadians around their national team. The 1972 Summit Series was a defining moment for Canadians, and this coin proudly honours Canada's Summit Series team! Look closely at the design elements that surround the inner portion-those numbers represent the Team Canada roster (see below).Every player is represented by his jersey number, and the coaches' initials are included too! The jersey's maple leaf! The stylized maple leaf on your coin's reverse is more than a proud symbol of Canada: it is the iconic maple leaf from Team Canada's 1972 Summit Series jersey. The perfect collectible for any hockey fan, your coin has been crafted in 2 oz. Of 99.99% pure silver and features a large 50 mm diameter.
Limited to just 5,000 coins worldwide. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. Team Canada roster for the 1972 Summit Series. Head Coach and General Manager (GM): Harry Sinden ('HS' on your coin). Assistant Coach/GM: John Ferguson ('JF').
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box. Own a piece of Canadian sports history today! Teamwork and heart-they are two key components of Team Canada's performance in the 1972 Summit Series, and on your coin's reverse, they're represented by the two hockey players.A laser-engraved hockey net frames the Summit Series celebration on your coin's reverse. The celebration extends to the obverse too, where the hockey net repeats as a background pattern. Composition 99.99% pure silver.
After Team Canada rallied to recover from a 1-3-1 series deficit, an estimated 15 out of 22 million Canadians tuned in to the eighth and final game (September 28, 1972), which was broadcast live into homes, schools and workplaces across the country. The reverse design by Canadian artist Joel Kimmel features two hockey players representing Team Canada in the 1972 Canada-U.
Set against the team jersey's iconic maple leaf, the hockey players are accompanied by the words'THE SERIES LA SÉRIE' and'50 YEARS ANS'. The coaches' initials and the players' jersey numbers surround the inner portion to represent the spirit of Team Canada, while the outside portion features a hockey net pattern. That hockey net pattern also appears as a background pattern on the obverse, which features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.